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R&D Engineer - VIE Contract

Req #: JR - 069936 Location Braine-l'Alleud, Wallonia, Belgium Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 05/11/2022

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This is where new knowledge is discovered. Baxter’s Research and Development teams work cross functionally to innovate, develop and introduce creative solutions for patients needs globally. From Scientists to Engineers, your work creates the products that save and sustain lives.

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R&D Engineer - VIE Contract

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

VIE contract from 1st of August 2022 to 1st of August 2024 (24 months)

Summary

  • -Management of project (or part of a project) related to container design\quality compliance\medical regulatory regulations change on products on the market
  • Develop experiments/studies to confirm\remediate the functionality of the product:
  • Evaluate the requirement (if available) otherwise support in the creation of them
  • Drafting of technical documents (Protocol, Report, Plan)
  • Provide technical direction to lab technicians (the only ones performing functional tests)
  • Analyze and interpret data to guarantee that products meet internal/customer requirements
  • Present project updates and study results to internal and external team during recurrent/event based meeting
  • Creation of quality documents related to the product in object of the change
  • Monitoring of the activities requested by SME
  • Cross functional team building and leadership, communication with other functions (materials, toxicology, regulatory, supply chain, manufacturing, quality)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support in collaboration with related department heads, the plans and strategies pertaining to implementation of projects, in order to meet project timeline.
  • Provide in depth technical expertise on products design and usage, both in the market and emerging regions.
  • Effectively support suppliers and team members in the creation and implementation of sustaining and new engineering development.
  • Provide technical support in the areas of release of new products/line extensions, product improvements, value improvements, changes in regulatory requirements, supplier-initiated changes, and complaint investigations.
  • Response to enquiries from internal colleagues & from external requests.
  • Apply state-of-the-art engineering tools/methodologies/principles (sampling plan & study layout definition, data statistical analysis, mechanical design principles...) to design experiments according to applicable Product Development Process and design control procedures.


Context of the mission

The European Union Medical Device Regulation (Council Regulation 2017/745) concerning medical devices repeals the existing directives on medical devices, Medical Devices Directive [93/42/EEC]. A dedicated project is in place to create and confirm the compliance of products to MDR.

Qualifications

  • Master Degree in a related field
  • Knowledge of product design, Medical Device Regulation and related therapy requirements is a plus
  • Ability to organize own work, including support for Change Owners and Study Directors
  • High quality protocol & report writing competency
  • Ability to make routine decisions independently.
  • Ability to design experiments and draw meaningful conclusions from lab data.
  • Self-motivated and take personal accountability for getting the job done.
  • Quality oriented.
  • Experience in Pharmaceutical/Medical Device industry is a plus

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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